For years it has been fairly common for a son to take over the family business from his father: Even if that family business is being a glamourous Hollywood superstar! Many young dudes have followed in their father’s footsteps and stepped in front of a movie camera. After we get over our initial suspicion that they’re just trying to cash in on their name, many of these Version 2.0′s end up blowing us away with their talent! Must be in the genes.
Will Smith and his son Jayden have recently teamed for the film After Earth, and judging from their eerie poster, they’re essentially clones. Max Irons has been doing dad Jeremy right with his role in The Host. And Charlie Sheen, well…we’re not sure what his father Martin really thinks of his shenanigans, but we’re sure he loves him just the same!
In honor of Father’s Day, we’ve gathered up our 15 favorite actors who’ve made their pop’s proud by carrying on the family acting legacy. Check out more in the gallery above!
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